General Development Tools-new

Development and Programming
ResourceDeveloperProprietary or Public Domain?
acslX ("modeling and simulation of dynamic systems and processes")AEgis Technologiesproprietary
AMP - Agent Modeling PlatformEclipse Foundationpublic domain
AnalyticaLumina Decision Systemsproprietary
ANSYS CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics)ANSYSproprietary
ANSYS Fluent ("Flow Modeling Simulation Software")ANSYSproprietary
AnyLogic ("simulation tool that supports Discrete Event, Agent Based, and System Dynamics Simulation")AnyLogic Companyproprietary
ARES Commander EditionGraebert GmbHproprietary
Ascape ("developing and exploring general-purpose agent-based models")Ascape development teampublic domain
behaviorsearch ("Adaptive search and exploration of agent-based model parameters")behaviorsearch development teampublic domain
Behaviour Composer Modelling4All project and University of Oxfordpublic domain
BENSOLVE ("MATLAB implementation of Benson's algorithm")M.L.-U. Halle-Wittenberg, Germany (Andreas Lohne)public domain
Berkeley Madonna ("modeling and analysis of dynamic systems")UC Berkeleyproprietary
Bio-PEPA WorkbenchBio-PEPA development teampublic domain
Breve ("build 3D simulations of multi-agent systems and artificial life")Jon Kleinpublic domain
C++C++ development teampublic domain
Cassandra database ("open source distributed database management system")Apache Cassandra development team and The Apache Software Foundationpublic domain
COMSOL MultiPhysicsCOMSOLproprietary
DEVS-SuiteDEVS-Suite development teampublic domain
Discrete Dynamics Lab ("Tools for researching Cellular Automata, Random Boolean Networks, multi-value Discrete Dynamical Networks, and beyond")DDLab development teampublic domain
EcolegoSwedish Radiation Safety Authority, Sweden and Norwegian Radiation Protection Authorityproprietary
EntoramaBranimir Cacepublic domain
exaptiveExaptive, Inc.proprietary
Fast Numerical Algorithms for Stiff Reaction-Diffusion EquationsUniversity of California, Irvinepublic domain
FileMakerFilemaker, Incproprietary
FLAME - Flexible Large-scale Agent-based Modeling EnvironmentSoftware Engineering Group, CSED, STFCpublic domain
FortranFree Software Foundation, Incpublic domain
GAMAIRD/UPMC International Research Unit, UMMISCOpublic domain
geppetto ("a web-based [...] simulation platform [...] to support the simulation of complex biological systems and their surrounding environment")geppetto development teampublic domain
Hadoop ("open-source software for [...] scalable, distributed computing")The Apache Software Foundationpublic domain
Hive ("data warehouse software")Apache Hive development team and The Apache Software Foundationpublic domain
HLM - Hierarchical Linear and Nonlinear ModelingScientific Software International, Inc.proprietary
Hypertable ("open source database system")Hypertable Inc.public domain
IBM SPSS StatisticsSPSS Inc. and IBMproprietary
isee NetSim (Web-based Simulation Sharing for STELLA and iThink models)isee Systems, Inc.proprietary
JasonJason development teampublic domain
JavaOraclepublic domain
JILDT - Jason Induction of Logical Decison TreesJILDT development teampublic domain
J-MADeM - Multi-modal Agent Decision Making (library integrated into Jason)MADeM development teampublic domain
JsimPhysiome Project, University of Washingtonpublic domain
JSoarSoar Technology, Inc. and Dave Raypublic domain
KNIME - Konstanz Information MinerKNIME development teampublic domain
LISREL ("for structural equation modeling")Scientific Software International, Inc.proprietary
LSD ("platform for the development, use and distribution of simulations")Laboratory for Simulation Developmentpublic domain
Lucene ("text search engine library")Apache Software Foundationpublic domain
MADARA - Multi-Agent Distributed Adaptive Resource Allocationmadara development teampublic domain
MariaDBMariaDB Foundationpublic domain
MASON - Multi-Agent Simulator Of NeighborhoodsGMU Evolutionary Computation Laboratory and GMU Center for Social Complexitypublic domain
MASS - Multi-Agent Simulation SuiteAITIA International Incpublic domain
MASyV - Multi-Agent System VisualizationMASyV development teampublic domain
MathematicaWolfram Researchproprietary
MATLABThe Mathworks, Inc.proprietary
MetaSD ("A system dynamics model archive")MetaSD development teampublic domain
Mimosa ("modeling and simulation platform")Mimosa development team and Ciradpublic domain
MinitabMinitab Inc.proprietary
Mobidyc - MOdelling Based on Individuals for the DYnamics of CommunitiesMobidyc development teampublic domain
Model BuilderFlavio Coelhopublic domain
ModelMakerThe University of Nottingham and FamilyGenetixproprietary
ModelMaker ToolsModelMaker Toolsproprietary
Modgen - Model generatorStatistics Canadapublic domain
MonetDB ("open source column-oriented database management system")MonetDB development teampublic domain
MongoDB ("open-source document database, and [...] NoSQL database")MongoDB, Inc.public domain
MySQLOraclepublic domain
NetLogoUri Wilensky, Center for Connected Learningpublic domain
NetworkFluxus Technology Ltd.public domain
Objective CApplepublic domain
OctaveJohn W. Eatonpublic domain
OpenModelThe University of Nottinghampublic domain
OriginOriginLab Corporationproprietary
OriginProOriginLab Corporationproprietary
PajekBatagelj et al., University of Ljubljana, Sloveniaproprietary
Pandora ("HPC Agent-Based Modelling framework")Barcelona Supercomputing Centerpublic domain
PerlPerl development teampublic domain
PostgreSQLPostgreSQL Global Development Grouppublic domain
Ps-iLustick Consultingpublic domain
PyDSToolRobert Clewley, GSUpublic domain
PythonPython Software Foundationpublic domain
R packageR package development teampublic domain
Rational RoseIBMproprietary
RepastArgonne National Laboratorypublic domain
RubyRuby development team (Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto)public domain
SAS - Statistical Analysis System SAS Institute Inc.proprietary
SAS-EM - SAS Enterprise MinerSAS Institute Inc.proprietary
SAS-SDS - SAS Scientific Discovery SolutionsSAS Institute Inc.proprietary
Scilab ("software for numerical computation")Scilab Enterprises, former Scilab Consortium and Scilab contributorspublic domain
SCoP - Simulation Control ProgramSimulation Resources Incproprietary
SeSAm - Shell for Simulated Agent SystemsSeSAm development teampublic domain
Simul8Simul8 Corpproprietary
SimulinkThe Mathworks, Inc.proprietary
SOARS - Spot Oriented Agent Role SimulatorSOARS Project and Deguchi Lab, Tokyo Institute of Technologypublic domain
SPADE - Smart Python multi-Agent Development EnvironmentSPADE development teampublic domain
SPARK - Simple Platform for Agent-based Representation of KnowledgeSPARK development teampublic domain
Spark ("engine for large-scale data processing")The Apache Software Foundationpublic domain
Spotfire Decision Site SoftwareTIBCO Spotfireproprietary
Spotfire S-PlusTIBCO Spotfireproprietary
StarLogo/ OpenStarLogoMITpublic domain
Statistica (with Data and Text Miner)StatSoftproprietary
STELLAisee systemsproprietary
StellaRStellaR development teampublic domain
SugarscapeSugarscape development teampublic domain
SwarmSwarm Development Grouppublic domain
SYSTATSystat Software, Inc.proprietary
TerraMETerraME Develppment Team, Federal University of Ouro Pretopublic domain
TitaniumAppcelerator Incpublic domain
trex2-agent ("A formal framework for situated agent deliberation and execution")trex2-agent development teampublic domain
Visual StudioMicrosoftProprietary
WinSAAMUniversity of Pennsylvaniapublic domain
Wolfram SystemModelerWolfram Researchproprietary
Data Visualization
ResourceDeveloperProprietary or Public Domain?
AqQAAqQA, LLCproprietary
ArcGIS (geographical information system mapping and visualization)Esriproprietary
Arcv2CADGuthrie CAD/GIS Software Pty Ltd.proprietary
ARES Commander EditionGraebert GmbHproprietary
Artboard ("vector-based drawing software" for Mac OS X)Mapdiva, LLCproprietary
BioLayout Express3D ("visualization and analysis of network graphs")BioLayout Express3D Teampublic domain
Boxshade ("program for creating good looking printouts from multiple-aligned [...] sequences")Boxshade Development Teampublic domain
CAD ViewerTailor Made Softwareproprietary
CAD2ShapeGuthrie CAD/GIS Software Pty Ltd.proprietary
CartoDBVizzuality teamproprietary
ChemPoint ("Environmental Data Management System")Starpoint Software Inc.proprietary
CytoscapeCytoscape Consortium and Institut Pasteurpublic domain
DeltaGraph ("combines [...] statistical tools with [...] data visualization capabilities")Red Rock Software, Inc.proprietary
Didger ("geoprocessing and data conversion tool")Golden Software Inc.proprietary
DIVA-GIS ("mapping and geographic data analysis")DIVA-GIS development teampublic domain
Downhole Explorer ("drillhole presentation and plotting program")Downhole Explorer development teamproprietary
Encom Discover ("desktop Geographical Information System")Encom and Pitney Bowesproprietary
E-Net ("software for analyzing ego network data")Analytic Technologiespublic domain
EVS Pro - Environmental Visualization System Pro - 3D MappingC Techproprietary
GEON Integrated Data ViewerUNAVCOpublic domain
Google Earth Pro ("3D interactive globe that can be used to aid planning, analysis and decision making")Googleproprietary
Google Map Maker ("allows [...] to add and update geographic information for [...] users to see in Google Maps and Google Earth")Googlepublic domain
Grapher - "Graphing software"Golden Software Inc.proprietary
GraphPad PrismGraphPad Software, Inc.proprietary
Graphviz ("Graph Visualization Software")Graphviz Development Teampublic domain
Gwyddion ("a modular program for SPM (scanning probe microscopy) data visualization and analysis")Gwyddion development teampublic domain
ImageJImageJ development teampublic domain
IPython - Shell interface for interactive computing in multiple programming languagesIPython development teampublic domain
Java Treeview ("Viewer for Microarray Data in the PCL or CDT format")Stanford University School of Medicine (A. J. Saldanha) and Java Treeview development teampublic domain
Krackplot ("Network visualization")Analytic Technologiespublic domain
MapBoxMapBox teamproprietary
MapInfo Professional ("desktop mapping application")MapInfo and Pitney Bowesproprietary
MapInfo Vertical Mapper ("tool for geospatial data analysis")MapInfo and Pitney Bowesproprietary
MapTalesMapTales teampublic domain
NCAR GraphicsUniversity Corporation for Atmospheric Researchpublic domain
NetDraw ("program for visualizing social network data")Analytic Technologiespublic domain
OpenGL ("developing portable, interactive 2D and 3D graphics applications")Silicon Graphics International Corp. (SGI) and Khronos Grouppublic domain
OriginOriginLab Corporationproprietary
OriginProOriginLab Corporationproprietary
Ortelius (mapping software for Mac OS X)Mapdiva, LLCproprietary
ParaViewParaView project teampublic domain
QGIS (“Create, edit, visualise, analyse and publish geospatial information”)QGIS development teampublic domain
RExcel (Excel add-in to use R from Microsoft Excel)RExcel development teampublic domain
SigmaPlotSystat Software Inc.proprietary
SigmaStatSystat Software Inc.proprietary
SoundcitiesStanza teampublic domain
TableauTableau Softwareproprietary
TecplotTecplot Incproprietary
Visio stencils for UML and SysMLSoftware Stencils development team (P. Hruby)public domain
WellCAD (combines "display, editing and analysis capabilities for well data")Advanced Logic Technologyproprietary
WhiteStar dataWhiteStar Corporationproprietary
Worldmapper ("collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest")Worldmapper Teampublic domain